Daniel Kaluuya is the latest star to lend his voice to Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, the seuqle to the 2019 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. The film is currently set for release on June 2, 2023, with a third installment already dated for March 29, 2024.
Shameik Moore returns as main hero Miles Morales and Hailee Steinfeld is reprising her role as Gwen Stacy, a.k.a. Spider-Gwen. Also starring in the sequel are Oscar Isaac, Brian Tyree Henry, Luna Lauren Velez, Greta Lee, Issa Rae, Rachel Dratch, Jorma Taccone, Shea Whigham, and Jason Schwartzman.
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse follows Miles Morales (Moore) as Brooklyn’s friendly neighborhood Spider-Man, plunged into the multiverse where he joins forces with Gwen Stacy and a new team of Spider-folks to face off with a villain more powerful than anything they have ever encountered.
Kaluuya will voice the super-powered New York teenager Hobart “Hobie” Brown, a.k.a. “Spider-Punk” — a character from comic book scribe Dan Slott and artist Olivier Coipel, who was introduced in The Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 3 #10 in 2015.
Oscar Isaac as Miguel O’Hara, aka Spider-Man 2099; Hailee Steinfeld as Gwen, Brian Tyree Henry as Miles’ dad Jefferson Davis; Luna Lauren Velez as Miles’ mom Rio Morales; Issa Rae as Jessica Drew, aka Spider-Woman; Jorma Taccone as Vulture; Rachel Dratch; Shea Whigham; Greta Lee; and Jason Schwartzman as Spot
Justin K. Thompson, Joaquim Dos Santos, and Kemp Powers are directing the pic based on a script from the original’s writer-producer Phil Lord, producer Christopher Miller and David Callaham.
Lord and Miller will also produce the project like they did the first one along with Amy Pascal, Avi Arad, and Christina Steinberg. Alonzo Ruvalcaba is co-producing.
The multi-hyphenate recently produced Adamma Ebo’s Sundance-premiering comedy Honk For Jesus. Save Your Soul. under his 59% Production banners. He will make his feature writing debut with Netflix’s upcoming dystopian thriller The Kitchen, also produced by his 59%, and is additionally set to star in and produce Netflix’s The Upper World, based on the novel by Femi Fadugba.